Mali court appoints Assimi Goita as interim president

Mali's constitutional court has named the colonel who led a military coup this week as the nation's interim leader.
In his first statement since seizing power, Assimi Goita has promised to hold a hand over power elections early next year.
The was Mali's second within a year, following the arrest of its transitional leaders, triggering a diplomatic uproar.
Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from the capital Bamako, Mali.

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